22 Things I’m Thankful For

Thanksgiving is two days away and it’s only a month away from being a New Year. Who’s ready for the new year and who’s ready to chow down?! I’m only ready for one of those *hint hint* – to chow down. Last year, I created a list of 23 Things I’m Thankful For and I…

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A Beginners Guide to Roasting A Turkey In 8 Simple Steps

Last Thanksgiving was my first official turkey dinner that I created on my own in our new city we call home. Since we don’t have family here I didn’t have anyone to turn to on how to make a turkey and I’ve never made one on my own before. About a week before Thanksgiving I…

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A Month in Seattle

Since the last time we talk a lot of things have changed in my life – positively. October 7 was the first official day I became a Seattleite. Hmm… still can’t get over how that sounds – Seattleite; it makes me laugh every time. After living in Portland for exactly two years, it was hard…

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A Sunday in Hood River

Oregon is one of the coolest states ever (not that I’m biased or anything) and is the place that I will always call home. We drove an hour east to a little town called Hood River because I was on the hunt for the popular picturesque scene of the famous Mt. Hood sitting behind a…

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5 Fall Outfit Ideas for the First Day of School

The weather in Portland for the past few days has been quite dramatic and it was definitely setting some fall vibes. AND it’s still August *insert eye roll emoji* . Even though, the past few days I’ve been in denial of summer ending (I’m still in denial lol) I’m slowly… v e r y slowly…

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Current Beauty Fave: Laneige Water Bank Hydrating Gel

Summer may be coming to an end soon but that doesn’t mean it’s over just yet! As much as I love the summer weather, my oily skin likes to remind me of how much it’s annoyed by the heat. Skincare is something I love to talk about and any product that is geared toward oily…

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8 Hours In Seattle

Last month my sister came for a last minute visit from California to hang out with me for the 4th of July. I love it when I get visits from people it gets me excited and it gives me a reason to do all of the touristy things and get excited all over again. Of…

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The Oahu Itinerary

It’s been two years since I’ve lived near a beach and it wasn’t until this past winter when I realized how much I have missed it. Don’t get me wrong, I love the mountains BUT I also love the salty blue ocean against my skin. The Oregon Coast is absolutely beautiful but unless you have…

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The San Diego Getaway

About a month ago my stepmom invited me on a last minute trip to Southern California. I could never pass up on last minute getaways, they’re my favorite and in my opinion they are the most fun since they’re never fully planned. This was my first official trip down to SoCal and it wasn’t a…

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My Summer Skincare Routine for Oily Skin

It’s nearly summer and for us oily skin people it is the most frustrating season of the year since our skin likes to overreact to the warm beautiful weather. Apparently, having oily skin is great in the long run since it reduces the amount of wrinkles that can occur but it’s not easy to see…

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